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How a Chinese construction giant is planting a flag in New Jersey

For a company that had been in the U.S. for nearly three decades, it was only about four years ago that the conglomerate known as China State Construction Engineering Corp. suddenly caught the attention of New Jersey’s commercial real estate market.

Panasonic tower put Newark ‘on the radar of international investors’

Far Eastern investors have accounted for most of the high-profile deals over the last year or so, but it was a Middle Eastern platform, KFH Capital Investment Co., that made the biggest splash in the fourth quarter of 2016.

From the ground up: Leaders of Rutgers CRE program eager to build on early progress

Leaders of the Rutgers Center for Real Estate aim to make it the top academic and research program of its kind, one that helps improve the industry and provides a link between the state’s top real estate firms and the next generation of professionals.

Trenton’s pitchman: George Sowa says capital city is open for business

As CEO of Greater Trenton, George Sowa sees a city that has fallen on hard times and has to overcome years of bad press. But Trenton has what it takes to change the narrative, he said, starting with all-important infrastructure such as a transit hub that links to four different rail lines.

NJAR sees new Trenton HQ as ‘a cornerstone project’ for city

NJ Realtors opened its new 20,000-square-foot headquarters on Hamilton Avenue last September, marking the completion of one of the city’s few ground-up construction projects in recent years.

Hoboken’s big dig: How Advance used an engineering challenge to lure Trader Joe’s

It took an engineering feat for Advance Realty to build one of Hoboken’s newest mixed-use projects. It also helped the firm attract one of the city’s most highly anticipated retailers.

An excavation with challenges upon challenges

For all of the engineering prowess that it took to excavate the site of Advance Realty’s new apartment building in Hoboken, there are some things you just can’t plan for.

New year, new leadership, new challenges: How the changing political landscape could impact commercial real estate

The political events of 2016 have ushered in a New Year that will be marked by dramatic change at both the federal and state levels.

Don’t rule out negative interest rates just yet: Here’s why — and what it would mean for you

Even after accounting for the fact that interest rates and expected inflation jumped after Donald Trump’s election, I would guess there is a 20 percent possibility that short-term interest rates become negative in the next two years.

CRE MARKET FORECAST: Predictions from industry experts

What does the year 2017 have in store for the commercial real estate market?

We can’t say for sure — and we know you can’t either — but we asked some of the industry’s top professionals in New Jersey to give it their best shot. In the process, we’ve tried to bring you a good cross-section of experts from different disciplines.